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News: Mexico

We have started to collect the most important news related to Mexico in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Mexico – overview

Mexico: news

Measuring the oil

Friday, May 7th 2010, 23:14

How does Gulf of Mexico slick compare to others?
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Funnel 'placed over' US oil spill

Friday, May 7th 2010, 22:52

A giant concrete-and-steel funnel is placed over a blown-out oil well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico to contain oil leaking from it.
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US extends Mexico travel warning

Friday, May 7th 2010, 15:00
related countries: United States United States

The US state department extends a warning on travel to three more Mexican states because of drug-related violence.
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Oil slick reaches wildlife refuge

Friday, May 7th 2010, 0:20

Oil from a sprawling slick washes ashore on a wildlife refuge off Louisiana, as workers try to cap the well with a giant funnel.
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BP box reaches Gulf oil leak site

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 20:09

A giant containment box arrives at the site of an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, as BP tries to contain the leak.
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Drill, baby, drill?

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 11:33

The big questions prompted by Gulf of Mexico oil leak
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BP seals off first Gulf oil leak

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 22:05

BP seals the smallest of the three leaks spilling oil into the Gulf of Mexico, as it prepares to cover the site with an iron box.
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BP seals off first Gulf oil leak

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 13:20

BP seals the smallest of the three leaks spilling oil into the Gulf of Mexico, it says.
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Funnel plan to battle Gulf spill

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 7:23

A giant iron funnel which it is hoped will halt the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is to be deployed on Thursday, BP says.
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BP shares fall to seven-month low

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 14:17

BP shares hit a a seven-month low as concerns grow about the cost of cleaning up a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP vows to clean up US oil slick

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 23:30
related countries: United States United States

Oil giant BP says it is "absolutely responsible" for cleaning up the massive oil spill off the US Gulf of Mexico coast.
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Obama's sombre oil leak prognosis

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 1:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gulf

President Barack Obama says the Gulf oil slick is a "potentially unprecedented" environmental disaster, and BP must pay.
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Five die in Mexican concert crush

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 22:49

Five people are killed and at least 12 injured in a stampede at a concert in Mexico.
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In pictures

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 18:02

Oil clean-up operation in the Gulf of Mexico
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US spill 'threatens way of life'

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 2:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Louisiana

Louisiana's governor warns of the Gulf of Mexico oil slick's impact, as President Obama heads to the disaster zone.
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Weather hampers US oil clean-up

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 22:22
related countries: United States United States

Bad weather hampers efforts to clean up a huge oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico, amid reports that it is growing rapidly.
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BP under fire over US oil spill

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 16:20
related countries: United States United States

Criticism mounts in the US of BP over its handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, as bad weather hampers the clean-up.
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Pope to overhaul abuse-hit order

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 15:10

Pope Benedict announces he is to overhaul a powerful Catholic order whose Mexican founder sexually abused children.
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US military joins oil leak effort

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 16:31
related countries: United States United States

The US military joins efforts to stop an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico amid mounting fears of an environmental disaster.
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Your reaction to US oil spillage disaster

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 10:32

Oil giant BP has acknowledged it is "absolutely responsible" for cleaning up a huge oil spill, but says it is not to blame for the accident. Have you been affected by the slick?
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US oil slick 'five times bigger'

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 9:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: New

New estimates from US officials suggest the oil spillage in the Gulf of Mexico is five times worse than previously thought.
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US sets fire to oil slick in Gulf

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 0:12
related countries: United States United States

The US Coast Guard sets fire to part of a big oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico, in an attempt to save environmentally fragile wetlands.
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US considers burning off oil leak

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 9:40
related countries: United States United States

The US is considering setting fire to an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico amid failed attempts to stem a leak from an exploded rig.
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Mexico accused over migrant abuse

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 7:57

Migrants in Mexico face a "major human rights crisis" as the authorities fail to tackle abuses, Amnesty International says.
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Growing concerns over US oil leak

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 2:47
related countries: United States United States

Leaks from a Gulf of Mexico oil well could cause one of the worst spills in US history if not stemmed soon, officials warn.
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Mexicans warned over Arizona law

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 17:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

Mexico urged its nationals to carry documentation with them to Arizona in response to a new immigration law in the US state.
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US evacuates oil rig after leak

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 7:26
related countries: United States United States

US authorities evacuate an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico near where another oil rig sank after an explosion last week.
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Mexico blasts Arizona migrant law

Monday, April 26th 2010, 21:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arizona

Mexican President Felipe Calderon warns that relations with US border state will suffer after it brings in tough law.
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Subs sent to stem US oil rig leak

Monday, April 26th 2010, 21:48
related countries: United States United States

Robotic submersibles are being used to try to stop a serious oil leak nearly a mile below the surface in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Star bullfighter gored in Mexico

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 10:50
related countries: Spain Spain

One of Spain's top bullfighters, Jose Tomas, is badly gored during a fight in Mexico, his manager says.
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Mexico official's convoy ambushed

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 1:18

Gunmen attack a convoy of the top security official in western Mexico, killing four people and wounding 10.
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Seven killed in Mexico shoot-out

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 21:56

Six police officers and a civilian die in a shoot-out with suspected gang hitmen in Mexico, officials say.
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Obama's vow over oil rig disaster

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 7:35

President Obama says tackling an oil rig disaster that has prompted fears of a major spillage in the Gulf of Mexico is a "priority".
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Oil rig off US sinks after blast

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 23:13
related countries: United States United States

A Gulf of Mexico oil rig that caught fire on Tuesday after an explosion has now sunk, with 11 workers still missing.
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US oil rig blaze survivors land

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 11:51
related countries: United States United States

Some 100 survivors of a fire on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico are rescued by boat, as the search continues for 11 missing workers.
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Oil platform blaze off Louisiana

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 22:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Louisiana

US Coast Guard searches the Gulf of Mexico for at least 11 people missing after an explosion and fire on an oil rig.
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Russia and US sign plutonium pact

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 21:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Russia and the US agree to scrap tonnes of weapons-grade plutonium, as President Obama closes a nuclear summit.
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Mexico drug cartels 'close ranks'

Monday, April 12th 2010, 23:54

Mexican officials say two of the country's most powerful drugs cartels have joined forces against a third.
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Blast hits US consulate in Mexico

Sunday, April 11th 2010, 6:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nuevo Laredo

An explosive device is thrown at the US consulate in the Mexican border city of Nuevo Laredo, damaging windows.
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Mexico frees 'Survivor' producer

Friday, April 9th 2010, 9:18
related countries: United States United States

US TV producer Bruce Beresford-Redman is released from Mexican custody following the death of his wife in Cancun.
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Man Utd to sign Mexico star Hernandez

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 14:54
related places: Chivas, Guadalajara, Hernandez

Manchester United are to sign striker Javier Hernandez from Mexican side Chivas de Guadalajara for an undisclosed fee.
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Mexico drug boss interview furore

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 23:04
related places: Sinaloa

A Mexican magazine that published an interview with a Sinaloa drug cartel leader says its distribution has been hampered.
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Gang raid frees Mexican prisoners

Monday, April 5th 2010, 8:25
related places: Reynosa

Attackers stormed a jail in the Mexican border city of Reynosa, freeing 13 prisoners, authorities say.
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Earthquake rocks western Mexico

Monday, April 5th 2010, 7:28
related places: Baja California, Los Angeles, Nevada

A 7.2 magnitude quake rocks Mexico's Baja California, killing two people and causing tremors as far away as Nevada.
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Missing girl case shocks Mexico

Thursday, April 1st 2010, 11:14

A four-year-old girl whose disappearance was the focus of much media attention in Mexico City is found dead at home.
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